Jimmy John’s Alfalfa Sprouts Class Action Settlement

A class action settlement over allegations Jimmy John's sold sandwiches that were falsely advertised as containing alfalfa sprouts has been preliminarily approved by a California judge. If you purchased a sandwich from Jimmy John's that was advertised as containing sprouts but did... Read More »

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Pfizer, Wyeth Hit with Effexor Birth Defect Lawsuit by Mo. Couple

A Missouri couple filed an Effexor lawsuit against Pfizer Inc. and their subsidiary, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, for the injuries their child has suffered. Plaintiffs Janet Lee and Jeffery Lynn Wheeler's son was born with multiple birth defects, which the couple alleges was directly caused... Read More »

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Payless ZIP Code Class Action Dismissed by Mass. Federal Judge

A class action lawsuit filed against Payless Shoesource Inc. alleging that the company illegally stored ZIP codes it collected from its customers was dismissed by a Massachusetts federal judge Monday. U.S. District Judge George O’Toole said that he tossed the Payless class… Read More »

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Allopurinol May Cause SJS in Children

An article in the journal Pediatric Rheumatology suggests a possible link between a common arthritis drug and Stevens Johnson Syndrome in children. The article was focused on using Allopurinol and how it could cause kidney problems in patients, particularly younger patients, but one observation... Read More »

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National Cancer Institute: Sept. 11 Attacks Caused Asbestos Exposure

The National Cancer Institute reports the September 11th attacks may have resulted in several thousand new asbestos exposures. Asbestos was among the building components of the World Trade Center, and when the towers fell, this material was scattered across the area. Nearly 70 percent... Read More »

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